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PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA Safe hunting season The Pennsylvania Game Commission reports that the 2001 calendar


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Michael and Daria Murphy, 22278 state Route 30, Kensington, boy, April 5. Eric and


CHECKLIST

What to do Here are a few to-dos to get you started on your own spring-cleaning checklist:


YEARS OF SERVICE League activities

Among the current projects of the Junior Civic League are: The Cinderella Ball. The major fund-


REGIONAL RESULTS

REGIONAL RESULTS BASEBALL Hiram 0-6, Ohio Wesleyan 3-4 Westminster 6-4, Waynesburg 3-8 Mount


HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY Julia Vasko

Born: Julia Nemeth, April 10, 1902, in Teth, Gyor, Negy, Hungary. History: Came to United States


J.C. PENNEY

J.C. PENNEY Local stores The history of J.C. Penney stores in the area: 1936: Store opens on


LIMELIGHT Awards, achievements

COLUMBIANA -- The National Republican Congressional Committee has named Larry M. Everly, owner of


McMullens celebrate anniversary during family dinner in Pittsburgh

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow McMullen, 1253 N. Schenley Ave., were honored by members of their


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Claim's She's Bold (Spieth)9.004.604.00 Someday's Queen


Mahoning Valley leaders hope to rekindle dialogue

Discussion between local Jews, Palestinians is slow in coming. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR


MAHONING CO. Internet charter school to open

Ohio's three Internet schools will receive about $600,000 this year for enrolling 114 children from


SEXUAL ASSAULT

SEXUAL ASSAULT Sexual assault affects men as well as women. Here are some national statistics:


Don't do the entire house at once. Instead, clean one room each week.

By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HE SUN IS SHINING, THE BIRDS ARE singing and the air


Author to speak

Author to speak BOARDMAN -- Nationally acclaimed author Jacqueline Marcell will discuss her book,


IF YOU GO Public forum

What: An open forum for all religious, ethnic and social segments of the local community. When: 7


AGENDA

AGENDA MONDAY Austintown Township Trustees, 7 p.m. township administration building. Canfield


Amanda Cappy, Jeffrey Fincham to wed on July 6

A summer wedding is planned by Amanda Lynn Cappy, 3330 Flo-Lor Drive, Youngstown, and Jeffrey


YSU Author to speak on care for aged

The author wants people to know that with relatively new medications, dementia may be slowed down.


HELPING HANDS Volunteering

Volunteer Services Agency, a United Way Agency, is a local resource for volunteer recruitment,


CANFIELD Traficant alleges FBI stole welder

The congressman had no evidence that the welder was taken by the FBI, but contended that is what


WHAT'S DOING?

EVENTS A Men's and Women's Recreational Day originally scheduled for April 20, at the Bieber Farm


SHARPSVILLE Borough weighs tax breaks to spur property upgrading

Sharpsville will need help from the state if it hopes to enact the tax break plan. By HAROLD GWIN


Chase ends in crash

Chase ends in crash AUSTINTOWN -- A Youngstown man was in stable condition Saturday in St.


Miss Gresh to wed Mitch Capperes in June ceremony

YOUNGSTOWN -- Norbert and Mary Gresh, 3961 Brandomyne Ave., announce the engagement of their


St. Christine Seniors hold election

YOUNGSTOWN -- The election of officers for St. Christine Seniors was a highlight of the March 27


Miss Georgiadis, Brian Chilton to be married

BOARDMAN -- Yiannis and Amelia Georgiadis, 1304 Pioneer Drive, announce the engagement of their


MAHONING VALLEY Voters' voices are heard, but what are they saying?

The two parties have put up six candidates for two seats. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF


MAHONING VALLEY Not worth their salt? Feds question prices

The price increase can be traced to last year's harsh winter, companies say. By IAN HILL


Maplewood students were well-behave; now about the New York adult

Opinion: Maplewood students were well-behave; now about the New York adult EDITOR: Recently a letter ot


SATURDAY'S RESULTS

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL LINESCORES MINERAL RIDGE 10, GARRETTSVILLE GARFIELD 2


HONORS

HONORS Leadership Award GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Megan Smith, director of state and federal liaison


OPEN BURNING Safety tips

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources offers these safety tips and guidelines for people planning


SCOTT SHALAWAY When fishing's really for the birds

April is a glorious month, especially for anglers and birders. Trout season opens, and the spring


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL LINESCORES MINERAL RIDGE 10, GARFIELD 2 Garfield0002000--232


Locally, J.C. Penney stores have moved from downtown to suburban strip plazas to the malls.

Locally, J.C. Penney stores have moved from downtown to suburban strip plazas to the malls. By DON


HIGH SCHOOL BOXING Registration for K.O. Drugs event

HUBBARD -- Registration for the 2002 KO Drugs High School Boxing Tournament will be Wednesday at the


LOCAL

LOCAL Sallaz advances in Golden Gloves BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. -- Fitch senior Derick Sallaz advanced


TRIPS TO THE ALTAR, ALTERED Novel nuptials

Some fun-loving couples shunned the traditional and embraced the unusual on their wedding day. By


COURTS

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Divorces asked Michael Gill, 3120 Curry St., East Liverpool, vs. Amy Gill,


Kohler-Hogg wedding planned in Petersburg

POLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kohler, 2840 E. Calla Road, is announcing the engagement of their


COMING THIS WEEK The Masters

The first Grand Slam of the PGA season begins Thursday in Augusta, Ga. The Vindicator will preview


FUND-RAISER: Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will sponsor a Chinese

FUND-RAISER: Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will sponsor a Chinese


Carvell-Hagerty wedding plans are announced

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Nicole Marie Carvell, a daughter of Mervin and Michele Carvell, 1775


July 27 is chosen for Snyder-Kontak wedding day

LEETONIA -- Henrietta and Edward Snyder, 529 Walnut St., are announcing the engagement of their


YOUNGSTOWN STATE

YOUNGSTOWN STATE Today -- Baseball vs. Illinois-Chicago at Cafaro Field, 1 p.m.; Women's Tennis at


& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BLANCHARD & lt;/B & gt;,

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BLANCHARD & lt;/B & gt;, Della L., 88, of Boardman;


Increase the debt responsibly

Opinion: Playing political games with the federal budget is nothing new; the only thing that changes from


DEMENTIA

DEMENTIA Early diagnosis Early diagnosis and finding a doctor who is expert in treating


COLUMBIANA -- For the second straight day, the Columbiana High School baseball team enjoyed a big

COLUMBIANA -- For the second straight day, the Columbiana High School baseball team enjoyed a big


Cipperley-Butto troth announced, wedding planned

BOARDMAN -- The engagement of Kathryn L. Cipperley, a daughter of William and Nancy Cipperley, 4045


BLOOD DRIVES

BLOOD DRIVES MONDAY Greenford Christian Church, 11767 Lisbon Road, Greenford, 2 to 8 p.m. St.


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the


Garage sale to benefit Angels for Animals

Garage sale to benefit Angels for Animals CANFIELD -- The eighth annual Angels for Animals


Mall to hold annual Kids Fest

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The Shenango Valley Mall will have its annual Kids Fest Event on Saturday


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Property values to be reappraised

Property in Lisbon is the first that will be examined as part of the two-year process. By NORMAN


Parents announce Lucas-Pondillo engagement

AUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lucas, 205 S. Main St., and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Pondillo, 6444


INTERNET SCHOOL

INTERNET SCHOOL Electronic classroom The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, based in Toledo, is


Workers find satisfaction, advancement

They're accustomed to hang-ups, but three call center workers say there are pros and cons to working


KEYSTONE CLIPS Shenango River area is tons cleaner

Shenango River Watchers picked up more than 30,000 pounds of trash on seven cleanup days along the


Miss Stansberry, Mr. Coates set wedding date

POLAND -- The engagement of Jenifer C. Stansberry, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Stansberry,


NEW WILMINGTON, PA. Police pact includes 4% raises

The borough will have to look for a new police chief. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR


Evans-Shannon engagement is announced

The engagement of Megan A. Evans of Cleveland and Thomas Shannon Jr. of St. Louis is being announced


BOARDMAN --The Boardman High softball team's winning streak of 24 games came to end Saturday as the

BOARDMAN --The Boardman High softball team's winning streak of 24 games came to end Saturday as the


Review: Gilmartin gave a thoroughly compelling performance as Salieri, a part that required his

Review: Gilmartin gave a thoroughly compelling performance as Salieri, a part that required his


MIKE BRAUN 2002 Pa. trout season ready

Next Saturday is the opening day of the 2002 Pennsylvania trout season. If you have plans to try


Maplewood students were well-behaved; now about the New York adult

Opinion: Maplewood students were well-behaved; now about the New York adult EDITOR: Recently a letter to


SALT PRICES

SALT PRICES Selected communities These are the prices, rounded to the nearest dollar, that some


Parents reveal Yaksic-Kondas wedding plans

YOUNGSTOWN -- Plans for the summer wedding of Christine A. Yaksic and Raymond Scott Kondas, both of


WEATHERSFIELD SLAYING What are chances of insanity defense?

By PEGGY SINKOVICH and DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- An Austintown woman


STEUBENVILLE Old Fort Steuben Festival planned

STEUBENVILLE -- The 12th annual Old Fort Steuben Festival will be June 8 and 9 downtown. The


NICOLE RUBY JASON MARSHALL

NICOLE RUBY JASON MARSHALL AUSTINTOWN -- The marriage of Nicole Ruby, R.D. 4, Wheeling, W.Va., a


The Vindicator asked hundreds of its News Contacts this question: Is there anything that

The Vindicator asked hundreds of its News Contacts this question: Is there anything that


CAREER PATHS

BANKING YOUNGSTOWN -- Metropolitan National Bank has promoted Peter J. Asimakopoulos to senior


Cyrus anniversary to be observed at open reception

EAST PALESTINE -- An open reception will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. April 21 at the community


JAMES CASH PENNEY

JAMES CASH PENNEY Personal highlights 1875: Born in Hamilton, Mo. 1902: Opened his first


TIM CERIMELE

TIM CERIMELE Team: Boardman. Grade: Senior. Positive influence: My older brother Matt because


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES American League N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 0 Cleveland 10, Detroit 1 Anaheim


KATHERINE WADE TONY CARUSO JR.

KATHERINE WADE TONY CARUSO JR. BOARDMAN -- St. James Meeting House in Boardman Township Park was


JUNIOR CIVIC LEAGUE Educator to speak at anniversary dinner

BOARDMAN -- The Junior Civic League of Youngstown will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a


Festival celebrates kites, offers awards

CANFIELD -- Mill Creek MetroParks' Kite Festival will be April 13 at the MetroParks Farm on state


TIP OF THE MONTH

TIP OF THE MONTH Video poker What seems a relatively insignificant difference in video poker pay


CANFIELD Canine Fun Run offers fun for pets

Involvement with their animals makes pet owners more responsible, the shelter director said.


INFORMATION Suggestions for jewelry shopping are real gems

THE BALTIMORE SUN Jewelry shopping? Here's a list of dos from the Jewelry Information Center, a


Amanda Bulick, Thomas Zaremba set summer rite

BROOKFIELD -- Paul and Diane Bulick, 1043 N. Albright McKay Road, announce the engagement of their


CRUISE SHIPS Post-Sept. 11, U.S. ports are the perfect destinations

Analysts say that once the war on terror dies down, far-off-destinations will once again become the


YSU BASEBALL Schlabach's single gives Penguins first Horizon victory

In the second game of a doubleheader, Corey Ohalek pitched all 10 innings in 30-degree temperature.


July wedding set by Nicole Styn, Mathew Prezioso

HUBBARD -- Announced by Nicholas and Connie Styn is the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Styn,


La Leche League

La Leche League LEETONIA -- The Salem-Lisbon La Leche League will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the


Jennifer Patsko to be bride of Bradley Nigh

POLAND -- Mark and Debbie Patsko, 8536 Four Seasons Trail, are announcing the engagement of their


IF YOU GO

IF YOU GO What: "Amadeus" When: 2:30 today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Where: Youngstown


SOFTBALL CLINIC Smith: Success comes in all sizes

Included in the gold-medal winner's message is the importance of education and making good choices.


Tribe beats Tigers

Tribe beats Tigers Ellis Burks drove in two runs, Brady Anderson homered and Bartolo Colon was


Corey-Ciolli wedding date to be June 15

YOUNGSTOWN -- Dennis and Cheryl Corey, 1816 Ridgelawn Ave., are announcing the engagement of their


LAWRENCE COUNTY Retrial slated for man in 4 slayings

The trial is expected to take about a month. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU NEW


PATRICIA C. SYAK | Symphony notes Powers to play host to variety of superstars

A variety of entertainment presented by the Youngstown Symphony Society will be performed at Powers


What if your electricity were to go out now? Would you be prepared?

What if your electricity were to go out now? Would you be prepared? By REBECCA SLOAN VINDICATOR


Engagement of Vivian L. Petrosky, Matthew A. Dickerhoof is announced

YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Vivian L. Petrosky, 351 Bessemer St., and Matthew A. Dickerhoof,


MERCER COUNTY Officials work on plan for new charter school

The school will have a strong emphasis on family involvement in dealing with each pupil's problems.


JACK WOLLITZ The jig is up for Jim Breedlove

Mention early-season walleyes to Jim Breedlove and you invariably will start a conversation that


JAMES DULLEY Cutting your utility bills Now you can upgrade only the window glass

Q. Our double-hung window frames are still in good condition, but the windows are leaky, won't stay


Area call centers boost economy

That persistent stranger you hung up on last night just might be your next-door neighbor. By


The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple HIGH REACH: Sue Batovsky, owner of The Mission Impossible Cleaning


PATRICIA MEADE A congressman and a gentleman?

CLEVELAND -- No character witness for U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. talked about his good


MAHONING VALLEY Officials advise residents to check the law before burning

Open burning can damage property and aggravate allergies, and bring fines on those who do it


Twice is nice?

Competition? What competition? It's just two viewpoints on the same play, the directors say. By


A virtual tour of schizophrenia

A virtual tour of schizophrenia WARREN -- Valley Counseling Services will offer a virtual reality


W.D. PACKARD MUSIC HALL Artie Shaw Orchestra is a blast from the past

The Artie Shaw Orchestra found a friendly and knowledgeable audience in Trumbull County. By


PETS | Mary Jo Nagy Yearly vet visits are essential

YOUNGSTOWN -- You have a pet. You want it to stay healthy. You know that it is good to visit your


Urban league speaker

Urban league speaker GIRARD -- "Commitment, Consistency and Achievement" will be the topic of Ron


VETERANS

VETERANS Nominations sought COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame is accepting nominations


Helping minority moms

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Several months ago Mariline Cole


SOFTBALL Boardman's winning streak snapped at 24

The Spartans dropped the nightcap of doubleheader to Uniontown Lake for their first loss of the


TROUT TIPS Fishing in Pa.

These fishing tips from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission can help you enjoy time on the


State makes Youngstown an offer it couldn't refuse

Opinion: The Ohio Department of Health has approved a $50,000 grant for Youngstown in its fight against the


ATHLETIC TRAINING

ATHLETIC TRAINING Speed Training, Jump Stretch, Power Training and Bosu classes -- will begin at


Civil War Roundtable

Civil War Roundtable MERCER, Pa. -- The Mercer County Historical Society Civil War Roundtable will


WHERE TO WRITE

Mike Braun, The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown, Ohio, 44503-0780, Online: braun@vindy.com